Spiral in a glittering galaxy

NASA/ESA Hubble A spiral galaxy peeps through a sparkling array of stars in this image of ESO 318-13 from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Explore the dazzling spray of stars and far-off galaxies; take in the objects near and far. What shapes or stories do you...

Gaggle of Galaxies

Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA A tiny sliver of sky holds thousands of galaxies in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Explore the tiny slice of the Universe called the Extended Groth Strip. How many galaxies can you count? The area of the image...

Galaxies Far Far Away

Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA A swarm of blue stars makes up the faint dwarf galaxy ESO 540-030 in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Explore the loose group of stars and the many types of far-off galaxies in the background. If you see four sharp...

Spiral Z

Credit: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) Glowing gas and starlight with dark bands of interstellar dust create a cosmic letter Z in this image from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. NGC 1300 is considered the typical barred spiral galaxy. Explore the...

Spectacular Spiral “S”

Credit: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) Star clouds sweep around a spectacular spiral “S” in this NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of the heart of M51, the Whirlpool Galaxy. This image is one of the sharpest views of our near neighbor...